Business Startup

Don’t Let Your Disability Hold You Back from Starting a Business

People living with disabilities often feel inferior and are not treated fairly in the workplace. If you have decided that you would go out on your own instead, however, there will be some difficulties you’d better be prepared to overcome, too. You might not be able to do physical jobs, and as a freelancer it will be hard to compete …

Carpe Diem

Living with Chronic Illness – Carpe Diem

Carpe Diem Carpe Diem or Seize the Day is a maxim that people with chronic illness usually follow. Every day brings surprises, some good, some bad. This is a day that something good happened, and I grabbed it with both hands. On Wednesday I had a great plan. Creating an order to my day helps me feel like I have …

Living with chronic illness - Travel

Living with chronic illness – the challenge of travel.

Travel can be difficult when you have a chronic illness. Needing to plan and prepare for the obstacles that are common for your illness. This is how I live within the rules of my disease. Travel to Dublin Today I attended a meeting of the MS & Me blogging group. (If you would like to read the posts, click here).This …

Living with chronic illness
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Living with chronic illness – Holiday

Back from holiday Yesterday I returned from a 10 day holiday in Poland. Holidays can be difficult if you have a chronic illness. They need a little more planning, and recovery time during, and after, the trip. Since my last holiday, my walking has become much slower. Before going on this trip I was anxious about a few things. They …

Merry Christmas

Christmas and chronic illness

Christmas is coming Christmas, or any holiday time, is usually a cause of stress for people with chronic illnesses. One thing that we need in life is big changes from our usual routine. This stability creates a balance in our illness. Any deviation in this can lead to unpleasant consequences. Negative Triggers In my life, I have always tried to …